How PubMed® Works On-Demand 2022-2023

Are you new to PubMed? Maybe you'd like a refresher. How PubMed Works On-Demand walks through all the parts of the PubMed interface.

Each class is designed to take approximately 90 minutes to complete, and each is worth 1.5 MLA CE credits. 

You can start and stop at your convenience, and take only the classes that interest you. Each class is made up of a pre and post-test, a recording and an assignment. 

The individual classes are:

  1. How PubMed Works: Introduction On-Demand
  2. How PubMed Works: Selection On-Demand
  3. How PubMed Works: MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) On-Demand
  4. How PubMed Works: ATM (Automatic Term Mapping) On-Demand
Objectives

How PubMed Works: Introduction

  • Understand what PubMed is and what's in it.
  • Find the original research that is the basis for a news article.
  • Find articles by a specific author.
  • Search for articles on a specific subject.
  • Narrow search results to a more specific subset
  • Explore Advanced Search Builder and Search History.

How PubMed Works: Selection

  • Describe some issues and concerns surrounding the current publishing landscape.
  • Articulate NLM responsibilities and practices in collecting and providing access to the biomedical literature.
  • Explain what is referenced in the PubMed database.
  • Describe the selection criteria for the different components of the PubMed database.
  • Find additional resources for authors and librarians on assessing publication quality.

How PubMed Works: MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)

  • Explore the MeSH Database
  • Describe a Controlled Vocabulary
  • Explore the four types of MeSH Terms
  • Locate and explain entry terms, date introduced, previous indexing, automatic explosion

How PubMed Works: ATM (Automatic Term Mapping)

  • Describe the contents of the 3 Translation Tables. 
  • Explain the order of ATM 
  • Analyze Search Details to verify term mapping.
  • Locate PubMed's list of indexed phrases
  • Describe 3 Ways to bypass ATM

Class Owner(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Instructor(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Continuing Education

There are 4 individual classes. Each class is worth 1.5 MLA CE Credit.

Classes

Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
How PubMed Works: Introduction On-Demand How PubMed Works: Introduction On-Demand is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

The is a self-paced course offered via Moodle. The class is available 24/7.
1.50 On
How PubMed Works: Selection On-Demand How PubMed Works: Selection On-Demand is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

The is a self-paced course offered via Moodle. The class is available 24/7.
1.50 On
How PubMed Works: MeSH On-Demand How PubMed Works: MeSH On-Demand is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

The is a self-paced course offered via Moodle. The class is available 24/7.
1.50 On
How PubMed Works: Automatic Term Mapping On-Demand How PubMed Works: Automatic Term Mapping On-Demand is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

The is a self-paced course offered via Moodle. The class is available 24/7.
1.50 On
Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
How PubMed Works: Introduction On-Demand How PubMed Works: Introduction On-Demand is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

The is a self-paced course offered via Moodle. The class is available 24/7.
1.50 On
How PubMed Works: Selection On-Demand How PubMed Works: Selection On-Demand is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

The is a self-paced course offered via Moodle. The class is available 24/7.
1.50 On
How PubMed Works: MeSH On-Demand How PubMed Works: MeSH On-Demand is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

The is a self-paced course offered via Moodle. The class is available 24/7.
1.50 On
How PubMed Works: Automatic Term Mapping On-Demand How PubMed Works: Automatic Term Mapping On-Demand is eligible for 1.5 MLA CE.

The is a self-paced course offered via Moodle. The class is available 24/7.
1.50 On